Website L3Harris Technologies

Processor/Plater Job Highlights

Title Processor/Plater
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience Required
Function Maintenance/Others
Location Los Angeles, CA, United States
Company L3Harris Technologies

Company Profile

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Processor/Plater who will handle things like cleaning, fine cleaning, chemical conversion, sandblasting, anodizing, and acid etching of external and internal surfaces of rocket engine parts and assemblies to meet drawing requirements while ensuring hardware is FOD-free.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Experience working with and around hazardous chemicals including acids.
  • Experience handling large (500+ lbs.) complex hardware with tooling and other handling devices such as pallet jacks, cranes, lifting straps, etc.
  • Experience reading, comprehending, and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.


  • Be able to clean and package hardware to meet all fine clean specifications and requirements.
  • Be familiar with caustic and acidic solutions and how they interact with personnel and hardware. Understand complex geometry and how to clean all FOD from internal passages. Be familiar with different metals (Inconel, copper, stainless steel, aluminum, etc.) and how they react to different chemicals and processes.
  • Hardware is cleaned in tanks, high-pressure steam cleaned, hand-wiped, parts washer, fine clean wet cells, and in precision clean rooms. Must be able to use ovens and other aids like borescopes to process hardware per specification.
  • Operate processing controls and equipment to perform acid etching of weld joints, electro-chem etching of hardware, and passivating, degreasing, or stripping parts and assemblies to ensure proper processing per specified requirements.
  • Read and interpret information from planning documents, drawings, blueprints, sketches, engineering orders, work instructions, tool orders, specifications, and EPIs to clean hardware to meet drawing specifications.
  • Safely lift and process rocket engine hardware (up to 5,000 lbs.) and plan proper grouping and positioning of hardware to ensure cleaning meets engineering specifications. Attach, flush, and purge tooling/fixtures to parts and assemblies for processing and drying operations. Understand tank chemistry and verify solutions and chemicals within the tanks are within specification.


  • Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE used with hazardous chemicals.



  • Medical with High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
  • A doctor’s service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and your parents


  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
  • Fertility treatment
  • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
  • Adoption assistance – $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
  • Pet insurance


  • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
  • Dress for your day – wear what works for you at work
  • Legal plan for you, your family, and your parents
  • Discount platform
  • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees

Employer’s Statement

L3Harris Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

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